Communication Internship & Job Newsletter-week of December 2nd, 2016

Communication Internship & Job Newsletter 12/2/16

Intern of the Week Dylan G. Du Rant: http://communication.gmu.edu/admin/articles/10172/edit 

 

Communication Internship & Job Newsletter

 Week of December 2nd Internship/Job Postings:

Note: Please make sure to check if these internships/jobs have deadlines or are ongoing by checking the link provided or the contact.

 

  • AMGA (Advancing High Performance Health)

    • Video Intern
      • At AMGA we’re paving the way for medical groups and integrated systems of care to deliver the next level of high-performance health. We are seeking a talented student with strong knowledge of film/ production to bring sight and sound together in order to tell our story. You’ll serve as a videographer/editor at AMGA as we build out our in-house video capabilities.  You’ll have the opportunity to shoot footage and edit the content to create short (30 second- 1 minute) videos for use on our social media platforms and marketing emails. You’ll work closely with our social media and public relations staff to innovate new video project ideas as well as share your knowledge.
      • Responsibilities:
        • Help to determine what camera and production equipment is the best fit for AMGA
        • Review existing video footage- trim footage segments and put together short clips using Final Cut Pro. The material may include camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects.
        • Shoot video footage as needed. Work projects through post-production
        • Requirements:
        • Strong knowledge of video equipment and editing software packages (Final Cut Pro)
        • Demonstrable video editing ability
        • Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity
        • Self-starter with professional demeanor
        • Ability to work in team environment
        • Junior/Senior preferred
  • If interested, please send a letter of interest, resume (if available) and a sample of work to Angela Sidlauskas at asidlauskas@amga.org by Monday, Dec. 5. More information about our organization is available on amga.org.
  • Young Playwrights’ Theater (YPT)—Full Time Position

    • Seeks Communication Associate
    • Young Playwrights’ Theater (YPT), the only professional theater in Washington, DC dedicated entirely to arts education, seeks a Communications Associate to help raise the organization’s profile locally and nationally. The Communications Associate will be a skilled writer, storyteller and advocate of the organization. Job responsibilities will include imagining and implementing YPT’s external communications, media relations and publishing strategy, and writing, editing and creating a variety of promotional materials, including press releases, sales materials, brochures, performance fliers, blog posts, e-communications, website and social media content, fundraising letters and videos. The Communications Associate will enjoy organizing and prioritizing many projects in a fast-paced work environment, and will thrive in a company culture driven by inspiration, creativity and collaboration.
    • YPT values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • This position is full-time. Benefits include vacation, medical and dental insurance, FSA, short- and long-term disability insurance and 403(b) plan. Starting salary range: $40K. Young Playwrights’ Theater values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and strong writing sample to bwinter@yptdc.orgby January 1, 2016. No phone calls, please.
    • Qualifications:
      • Passion for YPT’s mission to inspire students to discover the power of their voices through playwriting
      • Successful track record with strategic communications and public relations/media outreach; experience building and maintaining a press list
      • Love of the written word and keen attention to detail (the kind of person who has strong opinions on the use of the Oxford comma and frequently identifies typos in newspapers and novels)
      • Graphic design skills and experience using Adobe Creative Suite
      • Photography and video editing skills
      • Avid reader and writer; ability to recognize and tell a compelling story
      • Initiative; ability to learn new skills and information quickly, and to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment
      • Innovative thinker and creative problem solver; talent for “thinking outside the box”
      • Calm under pressure; ability to work productively and effectively in a fast-paced environment; maintains stable performance when under heavy pressure or stress
      • Honesty/integrity and work ethic; earns trust and maintains confidences, speaks plainly and truthfully; expects personal and team performance to be nothing short of the best
      • Follow-through on commitments and persistence; lives up to verbal and written agreements; demonstrates tenacity and willingness to go the distance to get something done
      • Ability to work evenings and weekends, as necessary
      • Loyalty; committed to YPT’s mission and people, excited to grow with the organization for a number of years
      • Passion for nonprofits; respect and love for the challenges and rewards of working for a small nonprofit organization with limited resources
  • Preferred, But Not Required:
    • Experience working for or with nonprofit organizations
    • Background in journalism
    • Experience with self-publishing and promotion
    • Experience with theatrical performance and/or production
    • Bilingual speaker (English/Spanish)
  • Pretty Girl Cupcakery

    • Nonpaid internship (strictly for credits)—Looking for Communication, media and publication students, future bloggers/writers
    • Located in the National Harbor, MD
    • If you are interested, please call (301)-839-6893 OR email pgcupcakery@gmail.com
  • Folger Shakespeare Library Education Department

  • The Folger Shakespeare Library’s Education Department is in need of 2 interns to assist them during the creation of our digital Field Guides for teachers that will be published through Amazon. The Field Guides will be used to help classroom teachers with developing lessons plans based on Shakespeare’s work. There are two portions to this project- video research and collections based research.
  • (Please note: A thorough background check will be required of selected interns)
  • Video Research Intern
  • The video research intern will work closely with our education team and other stakeholders to:
  • Locate videos stored on various platforms and sites;
  • identify existing videos of our education team in action and learn what makes a video suitable for teaching at various age groups;
  • Identify clips that would be useful in the series;
  • organize, document, and store video clips for easy access and research by content creators for use and for archival purposes;
  • work with content creators to find and access needed video for content creation;
  • assist in organizing and compiling content from the creators and routing it to editors
  • Skills required:
    • Ideally the intern will have knowledge of and an interest in video editing programs and be comfortable using various forms of technology. They should be interested in education. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work well in a team environment is needed. Knowledge of and interest in Shakespeare is a plus but not required.
  • Learning objectives:
    • The intern will receive mentorship in arts education from the Education team and learn how curriculum development works in a non-traditional education setting.
    • The intern will receive practical experience in making connections between source materials and resources in a way that works for audiences at all levels.
    • The intern will develop valuable administrative and organizational skills by creating archival records for each video they review.
  • Collections Research Intern:
    • The Collections Research Intern will work closely with our Education Team and other stakeholders to:
    • understand and search for sources for lesson plans;
    • perform research in the larger Folger collection, identifying and storing existing images from original sources (manuscripts, playbills, photos, etc.) to be included in guides as part of content;
    • review existing education materials for content creators;
    • assist content creators with additional research requests;
    • assist in organizing and compiling content from the creators and routing it to editors
    • Skills required:
      • The intern should knowledge of and an interest in rare materials research and be comfortable using various electronic databases. They should also be interested in education. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work well in a team environment is needed. Prior experience with rare materials is a plus but is not required. Knowledge of and interest in Shakespeare is a plus but not required.
    • Learning objectives:
      • The intern will receive mentorship in arts education from the Education team and learn how curriculum development works in a non-traditional education setting.
      • The intern will receive practical training in handling and research of rare materials, as well as experience using image search techniques.
      • The intern will develop valuable administrative and organizational skills by creating archival records.
  • Doctors To You

    • Overall Tasks: 
    • Assist in writing press releases
    • Promote and spread awareness of DTY’s Goodwill through the community- our mission, our charity and our team
    • Maintain communications with past, present and future patients and the Doctors To You physicians
    • Manage CRM    
    •  Research and implement new software to track our progress
    • Develop media relations strategy, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and online media
    •  Evaluate opportunities for partnerships, sponsorship and advertising on an on-going basis
    • Deal with inquiries from the public, the press, and related organizations (i.e. responding to our online reviews)
    •  Organizing promotional events such as conferences, tours and visits
    • Undertaking relevant market research
    •  Designing, writing and/or producing presentations, press releases, articles, leaflets, reports, publicity brochures, information for web sites and promotional videos.
    • Assist with finding and organizing special events
    • Reports to Team Manager    
    • Qualified candidates will be/have: 
      • 3.5 GPA or higher
      •  A commitment to the mission of Doctors To You 
      • Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills 
      • Self-motivated, detail-oriented with strong written, verbal & organizational skills 
      • The ability to work independently and with others 
      • Dependability, flexibility, and ability to maintain confidentiality 
      • Openness to learning and growing within the internship experience 
  • ROCS (Full-time positions)

  • Van Eperen (PR Internship)

    • Winter Break and Spring Semester Options
    • Found in HireMason
      • Job ID #136126
      • Application deadline is December 13th
    • Interns will be offered hands-on experience and the opportunity to be a member of a rigorous and highly focused team. All interns should be able to devote at least three days a week in our North Bethesda office. Interns can receive course credit or a competitive hourly compensation, based on the student’s needs.
    • We give special preference to applicants who are proactive, creative, detail-oriented and who thrive in a fast-paced atmosphere.
    • Interns should have an interest in both the digital side of marketing and communications and traditional public relations. Our internship program gives interns comprehensive communications experience, exposing them to multiple sides of our evolving industry.
    • Interns will work with our account managers on traditional public relations tasks. Specific duties may include market research, drafting and distributing news releases, creating and editing media contact lists, assisting with ongoing outreach and compiling media clips. Candidates must have excellent skills in written and verbal communication.
    • Interns will be responsible for supporting our digital specialist in the implementation of a variety of marketing campaigns, including video production, photography, social media, online advertising and more. Familiarity with graphic design, Adobe Suite (InDesign, Illustrator), video editing (Adobe Premiere Pro), photography and digital advertising (Google AdWords) is strongly preferred.
  • Tim Hugo Group: Free File Alliance and CERCA

    • Communications Intern for Spring 2017
    • The Free File Alliance is seeking a self-starting communications major/digital native to intern this coming Spring Semester 2017 to help the organization in its media efforts.
    • Assignments would include monitoring print media for FFA articles, help to develop an online footprint, administrate organizational social media strategy, and help users who could benefit from their services connect with the organizations via popular media. This internship will focus on traditional basics of digital communication, advertising, and social media outreach and development.
    • Responsibilities include but are not limited to: engaging key social media users, identifying and developing relationships with key users, graphic and video content production for promotion on the organization’s social media platforms.
    • Skills necessary include: deep working knowledge of popular social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, commitment to organizational social media strategy. Professional writing and peer-to-peer digital communication skills.
    • Preferred competencies include: web design, graphic design, video and visual content editing.
    • Free File Alliance: http://freefilealliance.org/
    • CERCA: http://cerca.org/
    • Contact Vickie Hull for more information: hull@timhugo.com

 

Future Opportunities to Look Out for…

  • The White House Internship Program

    • The application period is now closed. Please check this link in the future to see when there will be openings as well as follow the program on Twitter to get updates! This is a great opportunity for Mason students because we are so close to DC! There are currently Mason students interning there now!
    • White House Internships are available within 16 different Presidential Departments. Learn more about internships within each department.